Alternative Tuning for 10-hole Harmonica

Anything apart from the two mainstream default harmonicas (Solo-tuned fully-valved chromatic, and un-valved Richter 10-hole diatonic). Alternate tunings, different construction, new functionality, interesting old designs, wishful-thinking... whatever!
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Alternative Tuning for 10-hole Harmonica

Post by Kniri » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:46 pm

Layout Alternate HarmonicaTuning "Kniri 221"

G/B/D/F/A/C/Eb/G/Bb/Db  blow
A/C/ E/G/Bb/D/F/Ab/C/Eb  draw

(draw-bendings at holes 1,3,4,6,7,9 and 10)
5 mixolydian scales: G, C, F, Bb, Eb
5 natural minor (aeolian) scales: Am, Dm, Gm, Cm, Fm
scale: G A B C D E F G A Bb C D Eb F G Ab Bb C Db Eb
steps: 221221221221.......
16 Triads are possible (3 notes in a row) in the circle of 4ths
G,C,F,Bb,Eb,Ab-major  /   A,D,G,C,F-minor  /   B,E,A,D,G dim ( G7,C7,F7,Bb7,Eb7)

14 Chords  (4 notes in a row)
blow: G,B*,D,F---B*,D,F,A----D,F,A,C----F,A,C,Eb----A,C,Eb,G---C,Eb,G,Bb---Eb,G,Bb,Db
draw: A,C,E,G---C,E,G, Bb---,E,G,Bb,D---G,Bb,D,F---Bb,D,F,Ab---D,F,Ab,C---F,Ab,C,Eb

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Re: Alternative Tuning for 10-hole Harmonica

Post by IaNerd » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:45 pm

Forum admin: Should this topic be moved to the other forum?

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